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PM explains sixty million dollar hole in budget…

It was not the quarterly press conference but there was plenty economic information and more coming from the P.M. today at a budget consultation in Belize City. And the picture [...]

…And addresses soaring cost of living

But what about the soaring cost of living, which has gone up by an average of six point four percent? This is one area that Belizeans have for months been [...]

New faces at the top in Belize Bank

And in news from financial institutions, changes have been announced at the top echelon of the local Belize Bank. A new chairman assumes post today in the person of Lyndon [...]

A revitalized D.F.C. will reemerge to provide loans

But while the economy is doing relatively poorly at present, the PM said small farmers, entrepreneurs, home owners and students who seek funding should be able to do so from [...]

Round table discussions on 2009/2010 budget draft

And one more bit on the budget consultations, a round table discussion with key agencies and groups managed under a joint UNDP/UB project and headed by Dr. Carla Barnett concluded [...]

BAHA investigates possible case of salmonella poisoning

We have reported on salmonella poisoning of peanut paste coming out of the Peanut Corporation of America’s Georgia plant that has now turned into a criminal case, since the owner [...]

Clients of Westerhaven forced to pay more money

There’s a new twist to the story of the cargo ship that ran aground on the reef in January, the Westerhaven. Well, the ship is still in Belizean waters though [...]

Belize has new Films Commissioner

The post of film commissioner was vacant until late last year following the passing of Emory King. And the appointment of Nigel Miguel was largely unnoticed last September, but a [...]

PM Barrow: There’s enough evidence to prosecute Musa

Aside from the budget, the PM today covered ground on a number of other issues. When pressed about the committal of his predecessor Said Musa to the Supreme Court for [...]

Man faces twenty-two charges for fatal traffic accident

Back in November, an SUV driven by twenty-eight year old Luke Cox collided into a van filled with tourists. Fifteen persons were injured and one fatality was an infant girl, [...]

Inmate gets additional six years behind bars

An inmate already serving three months found out today that he will spend an additional six years in prison. Twenty-five year old Anthony Crawford got the bad news this morning [...]

Former minister charged with Manslaughter by Negligence

In some tragic news from down south, four year old Rihanna Pineda of Steadfast Village lost her life shortly before five yesterday evening. The minor succumbed to injuries while receiving [...]

Group of tourists robbed at Rio Frio Cave

A group of tourists have been robbed in the Cayo District and it is not good news for the already declining Tourism Industry. Around two-thirty Tuesday afternoon, a tour at [...]